Weekend closures on Lyon Street between Albert and Queen Streets

road-work-ahead-2-1225792.jpg.size.xxlarge.promoCrews will be working on a one block stretch of Lyon Street from Albert Street to Queen Street over the next two weekends to remove the steel plates and repave the road surface.

Work will begin on Friday, April 21 at 7 p.m. and last until Monday, April 24 at 6 a.m. A second weekend of work will take place beginning Friday, April 28 at 7 p.m. and ending on Monday, May 1 at 6 a.m.

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Accessibility Advisory Committee supports wider sidewalks on Elgin Street

accessibility design standardsThe Accessibility Advisory Committee met on Tuesday, April 11 and passed a motion in support of wider of sidewalks on Elgin Street:

Whereas Elgin Street is scheduled for full reconstruction to begin in 2019 to replace aging underground infrastructure including watermain and sewer work;


Whereas the existing sidewalks on Elgin Street are substandard in width and do not comply with the City of Ottawa Accessibility Design Standards;

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OC Transpo spring service starts April 23 & new route number for #2 bus


Starting Sunday, April 23, OC Transpo will introduce new route numbers for many routes as part of getting ready for the opening of the O-Train Confederation Line in 2018. Other spring service changes include adjusted schedules and seasonal reductions to reflect the lower demand for service. The Rack & Roll program also returns with bike racks on more than 600 buses. … Read more…